Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!
The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge is for elementary and secondary schools in the province of Ontario. If you want to do something great for the environment and have a chance to win great prizes, you've come to the right place! This challenge is brought to you by Raw Materials Company Inc.
If you are a student and your school is participating in the
Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge, you can register to win some great prizes. Please enter here. Students Enter Here!
Welcome to the
Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!
If you are a teacher or work at one of Ontario's elementary or secondary schools, please enter here.
Teachers Enter Here!
Do you have a story to share? Is there someone or something at your school that is making a difference? Tell us about it! We'd love to hear your experiences and share your success story so that we can all learn from it!
April 19, 2019 OSBRC Wraps up another Fantastic Year!
That’s it! At 5:00 p.m. today, we froze the OSBRC Leaderboards to mark the end of this year’s Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge! What a fantastic season everyone! You did an awesome job for the environment, your communities and the SickKids Foundation!
April 2, 2019 Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge Wraps up April 19th!
This is it, there are only a few short weeks left before April 19th, 2019 (Friday before Earth Day) which marks the last day of the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!
March 13, 2019 Nepean Student Wins the OSBRC Great Wolf Lodge Family Day Prize Draw!
On February 20, 2019, the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge selected Ariela of St. Andrew school in Napean as the winner of the Great Wolf Lodge Family Day Prize Draw!
February 1, 2019 Battery Boss Draw for Family Stay at Great Wolf Lodge February 19th!
Every year on Family Day, we offer Battery Bosses an exclusive entry into our Battery Boss Prize Draw for a family stay at Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls!
November 30, 2018 OSBRC Top Five Campaign Ideas!
Over the years, we’ve seen some great campaign ideas from OSBRC schools. In this article we share some of our favourites! In no particular order, here are our Top 5 Campaign Ideas so far!
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The OSBRC has raised an estimated:
OSBRC 5th Annual Challenge Leaderboards
27 schools are eligible for
a share of the OSBRC Pledge Prize!
Every school that recycles 100% of their OSBRC Pledge will receive an equal share of the OSBRC Pledge Prize!
1 Springfield Public School st Springfield
2 Bayview Public School nd Midland
3 Quintilian School rd Kingston
4 McGillivray Central th Ailsa Craig, Ont.
5 Monsignor Michael O'Leary th Bracebridge
6 Bloomsburg Public School th Waterford
7 Westfield Elementary th Tillsonburg
8 Tecumseh Vista Academy th Tecumseh
9 King's Town School th Kingston
10 Central Baptist Academy th Brantford
The school that recycles the most single-use alkaline batteries overall, will win this prize.
1 Quintilian School st Kingston
2 Springfield Public School nd Springfield
3 Bayview Public School rd Midland
4 King's Town School th Kingston
5 Muskoka Christian School th Utterson
6 McGillivray Central th Ailsa Craig, Ont.
7 Bloomsburg Public School th Waterford
8 Chapel Hill Catholic School th Orleans
9 Central Baptist Academy th Brantford
10 Guildwood Junior Public School th Toronto
The school that recycles the most batteries per student/staff enrolled will win this prize.
Click here to see the full OSBRC Leaderboards!
Iron Earth Canada is excited to be apart of the OSBRC this year! Teachers and students can receive a free bag of Iron Earth for your garden this year!
Find out how to get your free bag
here. Learn more about the benefits of Iron Earth here.
Battery Preperation Safety
Most of the batteries that we use everyday do not require any special preparation before recycling. However, we do recommend that precautionary measures be taken when recycling certain types of batteries to reduce any risk of short-circuit.
To learn more about how to safely store and prepare your batteries for recycling, click here.
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Sick Kids Foundation
The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge and Raw Materials Company Inc. are proud to be a part of the effort to raise money for such an important charity. Proceeds from this event will help support the SickKids Foundation.
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